Essays about: "consociationalism"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 12 essays containing the word consociationalism.

  1. 1. Party system design and nation-building efforts : A comparative study of Kenya and Nigeria

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Elin Olsson; [2021]
    Keywords : Party system design; consociationalism; integrationalism; nation-building; assimilation; multiculturalism; Kenya; Nigeria;

    Abstract : How can party system design contribute to managing ethnic relations? This thesis investigatesthe relationship between party system design and the type of nation-building efforts pursuedin a country. More specifically, whether a country allows ethnicity to be a source of politicalmobilization or not and how that relates to nation-building policies having an assimilating ora multicultural character. READ MORE

  2. 2. Consociationalism in the post-colonial world : A comparative study of Fiji and Mauritius

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Gabriel Lönn; [2021]
    Keywords : consociational democracy; Mauritius; Fiji; democracy; consociationalism;

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  3. 3. Power-sharing mechanism in post conflict countries : A comparative case study of Iraq and Somalia

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Said Qaas; Akon Baker; [2021]
    Keywords : Iraq; Somalia; Clan; Ethnic; Power-sharing; Consociationalism; Post-conflict;

    Abstract : The purpose of this thesis is to investigate to what extend consociationalism has been adopted in post-war, post-conflict countries that suffer from deep division within their societies. Despite criticisms on whether the mechanism is beneficial in less democratic societies, the tool is strongly recommended for divided multi-ethnic societies as an attempt to solve the tension between conflicted actors. READ MORE

  4. 4. Power-sharing, only for majorities? : A discourse analysis about the inclusion of minorities in power-sharing arrangements.

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Teologiska institutionen

    Author : Melissa Pervan; [2020]
    Keywords : Power-sharing; Ethnic Polarisation; Ethnic-divided societies; ethno-politics; Bosnia and Hercegovina; Nigeria; Centripetalism; Consociationalism; Minorities.;

    Abstract : Power-sharing is introduced in ethnic-divided and ethnic-polarised countries with the aim to prevent and/or end conflicts. The purpose is to include different groups in power-sharing positions. READ MORE

  5. 5. Collaboration or Polarisation : The Effects of Political Power Sharing on Democratisation

    University essay from Uppsala universitet/Institutionen för freds- och konfliktforskning

    Author : Anton Ruus; [2019]
    Keywords : Power sharing; Consociationalism; Democratisation; Civil war.;

    Abstract : Does political power sharing foster or inhibit democratisation in post-civil war states? Previous research dedicated to the study of power sharing and democratisation has been limited to the early post-conflict period and used minimalistic definitions of democracy. This thesis uses a wider definition of democracy and hypothesise that the empowerment of elite actors from relevant communities would strengthen democratisation in the short-term, as these groups would gain a patron that could protect their democratic liberties. READ MORE